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NEWLY REPORTED COVID-19 CASES IN LAST 24 HOURS (5.9.2021, 4:30pm CEST, WHO):   U.S. 43,193    India 403,738    Brazil 78,886    France 20,745    Turkey 18,052    Russia 8,419    The United Kingdom 2,047    Italy 10,174    Germany 12,656    Argentina 22,552    Columbia 17,525    Poland 3,856    Iran 13,576    Mexico 3,043    Ukraine 5,372    Peru 6,794    Indonesia 6,130    South Africa 2,191    The Netherlands 7,521    Canada 7,849    Iraq 4,608    Philippines 6,979    Romania 1,305    Pakistan 4,109    Hungary 1,145    Bangladesh 1,285    Serbia 1,056    Japan 6,505    Austria 1,251    United Arab Emirates 1,735    Malaysia 4,519    Ecuador 2,033    Nepal 8,287    Belarus 1,369    Greece 2,461    Georgia 1,089    Tunisia 1,276    Bolivia 1,963    Paraguay 2,693    Kuwait 1,095    Costa Rica 2,392    Egypt 1,132    Guatemala 1,257    Uruguay 2,697    Venezuela 1,124    Bahrain 1,502    Sri Lanka 1,896    Cuba 1,036    Thailand 2,101    China 22    Singapore 20    New Zealand 2    Australia 9    South Korea 564   

U.S. coronavirus death toll rises to 40,000

Christian Fernsby |
The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus rose to more than 40,000 on Sunday, the highest in the world and almost double the number of deaths in the next highest country Italy, according to a Reuters tally.

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Topics: U.S.    CORONAVIRUS   

It took the United States 38 days after recording its first fatality on February 29 to reach 10,000 deaths on April 6, but only five more days to reach 20,000 dead, according to a Reuters tally.

The United States' toll increased to 40,000 from 30,000 in four days after including untested but probable Covid-19 deaths reported by New York City.

The United States has by far the world's largest number of confirmed coronavirus cases, with more than 744,000 infections.


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